Particularly during President Trump’s administration, conservatives charged Big Tech with conspiring to silence their voices by either changing their algorithms to shadow ban them or outright booting them from their platforms.
Conservatives were told Google, Twitter, and Facebook were private companies and could decide who was allowed on their sites. If you didn’t like it, you could go build your own platform.
So that’s what they did.
Rumble is a video-sharing platform similar to Alphabet‘s (NASDAQ:GOOG)(NASDAQ:GOOGL) YouTube, and though the site is apolitical, describing itself as neutral and “immune to cancel culture,” it has attracted some of the biggest names in conservative circles, both as content creators and financial backers.
Now it’s going public through a merger with the special-purpose…